Diabetics' Feet: Treatment

If you or a loved one deals with diabetes, you may already know how crucial it is to take proper care of your feet. You should take all the steps necessary to take care of your diabetic feet and treat problems before they become severe since diabetic feet are susceptible to ulcers, nerve damage, and numbness. All-In-One Foot Care Center podiatrists can explain to you why diabetic care is so important and how it can improve your quality of life.

Diabetic Foot Care

It is important to take care of your feet if you have diabetes. If you have diabetes, your podiatrist should see you at least once a year. With all this information, they will be able to help you prevent any serious diabetes-related issues that may occur. They will be able to examine your feet completely as well as discuss how you’re managing your diabetes.

When you have diabetes, your feet can suffer nerve damage, which makes it hard for you to detect an open wound. Wounds heal slower with diabetes, which makes you more likely to contract infections. To prevent this, it is important to treat wounds as soon as possible. Therefore, it is important to check your feet every day for wounds or ulcers that you may not know about.

If you are not able to properly clip your toenails, your podiatrist can help make sure they’re properly clipped and you’re preventing ingrown toenails by trimming them correctly on a regular basis. You may also need to have custom shoe inserts to give your feet the support and protection that they need.

Podiatrists are here to help. Diabetes patients must take special care of their feet.

You can contact our office at 949-588-8833, or visit our website at https://www.ocfootdoctor.com. Our offices are in Laguna Hills, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Aliso Viejo, Lake Forest, Foothill Ranch, and Costa Mesa.

📲 949-588-8833

🏢 24331 El Toro Rd, Suite 370 Laguna Woods CA 92637

🏢Irvine Medical Arts Building 113 Waterworks Way, Suite 250 Irvine, CA 92618

🌐 https://www.ocfootdoctor.com/

The information contained above is intended for general reference purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice or a medical exam. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professionals before starting any new treatment. Health information on this website MUST NOT be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of your doctor.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022